Community Regional Medical Center has been selected by Blue Shield of California to be the Central Valley’s Preferred Center for CalPERS HMO plan members who need non-emergent knee or hip replacement surgery. To be designated by Blue Shield as a Preferred Center for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery, a facility and surgeon must also provide high-quality care cost-effectively. Community Regional was the only Central Valley hospital selected in its service area.
Physician assistants are a valuable resource when it comes to patient care at Community Medical Centers. However, not many people know what this job entails and what a P.A. does. Here's a little insight into the job and how our P.A.s work to give our patients the best of care.